Painting

Painting Process







How to get the best results of a Paint job?

To get the best results out of a paint job the following steps can be followed:

ORDER OF PAINTING

Painting a room in the correct order will save time and cost. Begin with the ceilings (1), walls (2) (1 & 2 being water-based paints only), cornice (3), doors (4), windows (5) and floor (6). If the walls are to be finished with a wallpaper then all the paintwork must be completed first.

PROCESS OF PAINTING

Pre-painting work

Surface preparation

Painting

This includes the steps to be followed in getting the final paint film on the surface.

The process of painting is different for different types of surfaces. To know more about the painting process for each type of surface click on the type of surface you wish to paint.



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